The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 100 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 32 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.85% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 8
Average daily rate £450 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £368 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
Technical Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 26 £450 -10.00% 2
Glasgow +7 3 - - 4
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) ETL
3 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (21.57%) Microservices
6 10 (19.61%) Finance
7 9 (17.65%) Scrum
7 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 9 (17.65%) SOA
7 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 8 (15.69%) Migration
9 7 (13.73%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (11.76%) Open Source
10 6 (11.76%) Middleware
10 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.80%) Unix
11 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
11 5 (9.80%) User Experience
11 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
11 5 (9.80%) Product Management
12 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) JBoss
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Liferay
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.84%) HDInsight
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.88%) GIS
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) PostGIS
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.96%) MyBatis
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) AIX
3 2 (3.92%) HPUX
3 2 (3.92%) Solaris
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) ETL
3 11 (21.57%) Microservices
4 9 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 9 (17.65%) SOA
4 9 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 8 (15.69%) Migration
6 7 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Open Source
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
8 5 (9.80%) Product Management
8 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (7.84%) Kanban
10 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.88%) OOD
11 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) F5
3 2 (3.92%) Juniper
3 2 (3.92%) Talend
3 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.96%) Crossbeam
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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